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Commonly Overlooked Areas of Savings for Hospitals (Part 2 of 2)

April 22, 2013

In our last posting, we began looking at the Huron Consulting Group’s recent report titled “Ten Overlooked Opportunities for Significant Performance Improvement and Cost Savings.” We covered the first five areas of the report, and now, we move into the final five. The report looks at potentially “untapped” savings that internal improvement teams should be […]

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Commonly Overlooked Areas of Savings for Hospitals (Part 1 of 2)

April 19, 2013

The Huron Consulting Group has released a report titled “Ten Overlooked Opportunities for Significant Performance Improvement and Cost Savings.” The report looks at the “untapped” areas that internal improvement teams should be examining in an effort to reduce costs. Huron believes these areas “can create a total improvement of 14-26 percent” if they are “implemented […]

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It Saves for Hospitals to be Energy Efficient (Part 2 of 4)

March 7, 2013

Yesterday, we started dissecting an article by Karen Minich-Pourshadi from the January/February issue of HealthLeaders magazine. The article examines how three different organizations have made energy efficiency a cornerstone of their operations. After three years and $400 million, Minich-Pourshadi reports, Children’s of Alabama in Birmingham transitioned into its expanded facility, the Benjamin Russell Hospital for […]

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